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Introduction 

Covid-19 has highlighted the fundamental importance of ensuring access to health care and income security for all, especially for vulnerable groups. Although many national social protection systems have been strengthened and access to health improved, the pandemic has uncovered significant gaps and inequities in coverage that will need to be urgently addressed. This timely course focuses on health coverage within the context of national social

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  • Introduction to the course
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Is Nigeria's social protection on the cusp of transformation?

This paper is the result of a global review of the effectiveness of different methods of selecting social protection recipients, both targeted and universal schemes. The work, supported by the Church of Sweden, considered the effectiveness of 38 programmes across 23 low- and middle-income countries, including means-tested schemes and those using proxy means testing, community-based targeting, self-targeted and pension testing.

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On the occasion of the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, UNICEF and the GAGE consortium coordinated by ODI invite you to attend: Gender- and Adolescent-Responsive Social Protection: Unleashing the Potential of Social Protection for Adolescent Girls and Women

Location: Conference Room 1 (CR1), United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY 10017

Time: 10:00 – 11:15 (EST) / 15:00-16:15 (GMT) 

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